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Dolphin Bay Resort Zanzibar

P. O. Box 2622, Kizimkazi, Tanzania
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
22 Mar 2016
“Ghost hotel!”
23 Dec 2013
“Time to change”
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Concierge
Spa
Laundry Service
Babysitting
3.0 Star Hotel
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Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort
180 reviews
#4 of 6 hotels in Kizimkazi
 
Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar
493 reviews
#2 of 13 hotels in Jambiani
 
Swahili Beach Resort
45 reviews
#4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Kizimkazi
 
Coral Rock Zanzibar
556 reviews
#6 of 13 hotels in Jambiani
 
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Great place for a trip for people, who like discovering abandoned places. It had to be a very expensive hotel in the past. There are few guards (Maasai) by the gate, but no worry, they are very friendly. Next to this place is other ghost...More

1  Thank Agnieszka B
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Was there at July 2013. Resort was closed though I was let inside to take a brief look. Nobody anywhere except several guards: the place is closed but the owners are taking the base actions to keep it in semi-conserved condition. As far as I...More

1  Thank Alex-124
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Visited Dolphin Bay Resort in December 2011 - January 2012 along with 2 other friends. This property is at the extreme South corner of the main island, a good 2.0 hour drive from the airport. First look of the resort was imprssive. Huge entrance gate,...More

3  Thank Sarin N
Reviewed 22 March 2012

The first impression of this lodge was fairly good, nice view, huge chalets/houses, private pools... The feeling however deteriorated fairly quickly. There isn't much to do, can't swim in the ocean due to the reef, not much of a beach to walk on, electrical and...More

3  Thank LillyS99
Reviewed 8 February 2012

We spent 8 days there from 28 Dec 2011 to 4 Jan 2012. It has the potential to be a good resort but is lacking in many areas. The buildings are in dire need of maintenance. Our baths and basins did not have plugs. The...More

1  Thank Karl E
Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort
180 reviews
#4 of 6 hotels in Kizimkazi
 
Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar
493 reviews
#2 of 13 hotels in Jambiani
 
Swahili Beach Resort
45 reviews
#4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Kizimkazi
 
Coral Rock Zanzibar
556 reviews
#6 of 13 hotels in Jambiani
 
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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
  • Room amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Price range
  • US$200 - US$500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Room types
  • Suites ,
  • Kitchenette ,
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 30
  • Location
  • Tanzania >
  • Zanzibar Archipelago >
  • Zanzibar Island >
  • Kizimkazi
  • Also Known As
  • Zanzibar Dolphin View Paradise Hotel Kizimkazi
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"Choose the rooms that are ocean facing towards the jetty. A view to kill for! Ask for upgrades."
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"All villas are large and have at least two bed rooms on the ground floor. Large living area is located both..."
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"Stay at a different hotel. Negotiate your own prices with different nearby hotels on the trips as you can..."
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"3 bedroom prime pool villas are spacious and private - the ones near the beach are best, rather than towards..."
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